The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector
The 7th EURATEX Convention, organized on 24 October in Ontinyent (Valencia, Spain) by the Consejo Intertextil Espanol (CIE), gathered over 200 participants from the textile and apparel sector, as well as prominent figures from regional and national representations. Hosted for the first time in Spain, the event was an opportunity to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to encourage the development and modernization of the fashion and textile industries.
This year’s Textile Exchange’s Sustainability Conference will be held in Milan later this month. The conference offers an opportunity to connect with industry pioneers and learn about cutting edge solutions and innovations in textile and apparel sustainability. The theme of the 2018 conference is United by Action: Accelerating Sustainability in Textiles and Fashion.
I visited Munich Fabric Start from 4th to 6th September and passed by the booth of Swarovski, sparkling again with its amazing crystals. Swarovski presented its innovations for Fall/Winter 2019/2020 there in help of all fashion designers and brands, who care for shining details.
Hosting an inspiring, carefully edited international line-up of contemporary menswear and selected womenswear across apparel, footwear, accessories and lifestyle product over two floors at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
Dye-sublimation printing is a digital printing technology. It is used to print on polyester or other synthetic fabrics. Large format inkjet printers using specially formulated inks are used for printing on apparel, banners, table covers, id cards and flags.
Continuing to inspire and connect designers with the world’s best commercially available Merino wool fabric and yarn manufactures, The Woolmark Company will unveil the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Milano Unica, February 6 - 8.
Sam Weller & Sons Ltd. is one of the leading decatising wrapper manufacturers in the world. The company was founded in 1911, and for more than three quarters of a century it has worked with the cloth finishing industry, providing an unrivalled knowledge in the manufacture and application of decatising wrappers.
Another year brings another season. Fresh ideas and exciting developments. Reinvigorated collections, and inaugural brands which bring a necessary new. For the forthcoming season, autumn/winter 2018, premium fashion trade show Jacket Required welcomes its fourteenth edition.
Kufner is a fully integrated company with a 150year old tradition located in Munich, Germany. Its 520 staff in four production sites on two continents produce about 150 million meters each year. The vertical integration includes production stages weaving, knitting, finishing and coating as well as production of thermo-bonded nonwovens and warp production.
“Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around 14 percent, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 May, to discover the most innovative products in the field of technical textiles and the latest processing technologies.
With 312 exhibitors from 36 countries (2015: 273 from 33 countries) and a growth rate of 14 %, Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017) launches its biggest event ever. Held in parallel to Techtextil, Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for the processing of textile and flexible materials in Frankfurt am Main, will showcase, for the fourth time, all the stages of the value creation train in the textile industry, including design technologies, IT, the various processes and procedures for cutting, sewing, seaming, embroidering and knitting, as well as technologies for finishing, textile printing and logistics. And Texprocess will be offering additional stimulus for the sector with the first ever Digital Textile Micro Factory.
Beam me up, Scotty: a large amount of material has to be transported for a journey into space – and technical textiles account for a large proportion of them. Examples of the parts and products in which they are to be found will be on show at the ‘Living in Space’ exhibition during this year’s Techtextil und Texprocess (9 to 12 May 2017), which has been organised by Messe Frankfurt in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR)
Neil Barrett's interest in fashion began at an early age: born in Devon, South West England, both his grandfather and great-grandfather were master tailors, a talent that runs in the blood for this designer obsessed with the cut and finish of his immaculately-made apparel.
Zenonni Su Misura is a luxury company producing fine bespoke and made-to-measure apparel, shoes and accessories for men. The company was founded in 2004 by two entrepreneurs: Simona Hulber, a well-known Romanian menswear designer and Ciprian Vlad, both with a rich background, with more than 15 years of experience in men’s fashion industry. Zenonni Su Misura was the first company in Romania to offer the true experience of an Italian sartoria or of a Savile Row tailor shop.
Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.
In the olden days, jumpsuits were seen as an iconic apparel for women farmers and industry workers. Therefore, many people had the impression that jumpsuits were boring. However, the notion changed when women decided to go vintage and jumpsuits became sexy and stylish fashion garments that suit every body shape. The all-in-one outfit has a top and pant in one garment. The fashion world has made jumpsuits into an appealing stylish outfit that no woman can resist.
Hickey Freeman is a manufacturer of suits for men and boys, based in Rochester, New York, US, founded in 1899. The Hartmarx Corporation bought the company in 1964. In August 2009 India's leading textile and apparel company, SKNL, bought Hartmarx in bankruptcy proceedings. In 2012, Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) finalized, its acquisition of the HMX Group, which includes the Hickey Freeman brand. In 2013, Grano Retail Investments Inc. acquired the Hickey Freeman assets including the factory in Rochester, NY.
Two months before Jason Wu’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection is sent down the runway at New York Fashion Week, the New York-based fashion designer was in Australia visiting the source of Merino wool - the natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre which lies at the heart of his latest collection.
If you are planning to begin an apparel startup, you should have in mind that there is a set of fundamental fashion law issues, which you must consider...
Creative materials, technically innovative components, bespoke services - the offer is designed to respond to the needs of all the leather and fur business sectors: apparel, accessories, leather goods, shoes, furnishings and decoration.
Under the LES HOMMES and LES HOMMES URBAN brand names, the company markets and distributes collections of men’s apparel, jeanswear, accessories and shoes.
Under the LES HOMMES and LES HOMMES URBAN brand names, the company markets and distributes collections of men’s apparel, jeanswear, accessories and shoes.
Burlington is a leading off-price apparel and home product retailer. We operate 567 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, where you’ll find a large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 65% off department store prices. Choose from a large selection of coats, clothing, and shoes for the entire family.
The history of Zaremba Bespoke Tailors dates back to 1894 when Edward Zaremba opened his own atelier in the building of the Grand Theatre, Warsaw’s prime location. The company has been always providing luxury goods and its customers featured people from the headlines, diplomats, politicians, businessmen, musicians and actors. All items of suits and dinner jackets are individually patterned and crafted. Apparel by Zaremba is tailored not only to match your figure, but also to meet your objectives.
'The Bronte by Moon name has become synonymous with luxury wool accessories, and we look forward to creating yet more chapters in this proud history', says the brand statement 178 years after the beginning of the journey. All wool which the company use for fabrics is produced ethically in New Zealand (70%), South Africa (25%) and Australia (5%) without stress to the animals or the environment.
Inspired by sailors and their white-and-navy striped uniform blouses, Horizontal Stripes in navy and white or in black and white are another of the key fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2015-2016.
Danit Peleg graduated from Shenkar College of Design in 2015 and has created a ready-to-wear collection, printed entirely at home. It was a graduate project for her Fashion Design degree. Danit is interested in the influence of technology on fashion design and believes that it can give designers more independence in the creation process, that's why she dedicated a year of her life to her 3D printing journey.
Deliana Simeonova is the creator of Gaitani New York (Gaitani NY) - an online boutique, offering women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories, home decoration and paper products, inspired by folk motifs, symbols and memories of Bulgaria, combined with modern design.
The Bird of paradise is the key motif of this mid-seasonal collection by the Italian fashion house and designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has been at Fendi for 50! years. He describes the pieces as 'pleasant aggressively' - soft but graphical. We would say that they are both sophisticated and comfortable - relaxed luxury.
Northern Irish designer Jonathan Anderson presented his label's collection for the hot season of the next year in June 2015 during the London Collections: Men. He said he wanted to show something 'laid-back, Zen-like', reminding an 'imaginary world that a child might create for himself' - and we think he did it.
Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE: RL) innovative PoloTech™ smartshirt, a seamless blend of sleek, modern style with real-time biometric technology, makes its retail debut on August 27. Ralph Lauren continues to lead the fashion industry in wearable technology with the launch of this groundbreaking fitness shirt and the simultaneous introduction of a game-changing, adaptive workout app that uses detailed data to tailor individualized training for maximum results.
The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.
Minimalistic, precise, modern: the new Porsche Design Sport by adidas collection is one thing above all: intelligently constructed down to the final detail. Functional elements are skillfully integrated into puristic designs. Exclusive materials underscore the luxurious quality of the sportswear.
Van der Ham says that he has decided to offer made-to-order, because women wanted to buy his clothes, which they saw in some of the stores, where designer's collections are sold, but very often their size was sold out. And made-to-order is the way to decide the 'Out of stock' problem.
'Back To Nature. This season, heralds a fresh return to nature, as fashion prints demonstrate a renewed focus on organic, earthy aesthetics. Graphic Marble offers a modern twist on mineralized patterns, while Scratch the Surface infuses looks with a crude, untreated natural feel.'
'On view, two key material trends for Spring-Summer 2016, this season woven materials trade in established constructions for intriguingly fresh variations that appeal with a creative tactility. We see two versatile key styles emerge in the form of sophisticated Couture Craft Weave and layered 3D Self Texture translation.'
Designer Stella McCartney visits Korea for the first time. Stella McCartney had special moment at adidas Women’s store at Cheongdam on May 20th to celebrate 10th anniversary of adidas by Stella McCartney which started from 2005.
'The arrival of Spring-Summer 2016 inspires a host of fresh and directional takes on the seasons quintessential floral print stories, adding an updated relevance to established styles. IIn Multi-Applications, Offbeat Oriental Blooms appeal with a contemporary elegance, as The New Daisy blooms on urbane designs'.
'Discover how womenswear can be updated with Cayenne, a directional shade, that colors designs in the apparel, accessories and footwear sectors. Cayenne will be influential for fast fashion markets going into Fall-Winter 2015/2016, as well as mainstream fashion markets for Fall/Winter 2016/2017 a season later'.
The adidas Originals Blue Collection is a premium apparel and footwear line merging adidas' longstanding lifestyle heritage with a refined luxury street aesthetic. Mixing functional sport utilitarianism with a savvy street attitude, the SS15 collection perfectly combines the two sartorial disciplines by offering versatile garments and trainers that are aspirational in terms of both design and manufacturing.
Forever 21 and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today the launch of an exclusive collection of limited-edition women’s, men's and children's apparel and accessories featuring classic Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera animated characters. The WB x Forever 21 collection was designed and curated by apparel maker Jerry Leigh, in partnership with WBCP, for Forever 21.
Spring/Summer's signature pastel tones see a contemporary revamp with new updates on conventional shades. In the womenswear wardrobe, two key fashion colors are manifested in the form of fresh Luminous Mint and glossy Cosmic Lavender.
PUMA and Global Cultural icon Rihanna, announced a new multi-year partnership, kicking off in January 2015. Rihanna will become PUMA’s global ambassador for Women’s Training and serve as the PUMA Women’s Creative Director, bringing her styling sensibilities and innovation to PUMA’s collections. Embodying everything that PUMA stands for, Rihanna’s unstoppable spirit, creative energy and prowess both on and off the stage, make her the perfect representation of the PUMA brand.
Première Vision Leather, formerly CUIR À PARIS, is confirming its position as the premium show for leathers. Making the most of the synergy of the six Première Vision Paris shows, the world’s best tanneries have chosen PV Leather to present their new collections to the leading luxury and fashion labels, from 10 to 12 February 2015.
Vibrant and energetic, the menswear wardrobe is saturated in shades inspired by exotic tropical fruits. Effectively capturing the optimism of the season, two key Fashion Colors land in the form of Mango Lassi orange and Papaya orange.
The Spring/Summer 2016 season gives rise to a selection of Over The Top yet stylish materials characterized by Maxed-Out Embellishment for statement finishes. In Wovens, we see Beaded Patterns making a statement in all women's markets, as Supersized Socialite textures emerge in Lace & Delicates for contemporary and the Juniors market
The winter has just began, but we already dream about the long sunny summer days, full of colors and light. And while we are waiting for it, we will show you two key color trends in womenswear for Spring-Summer 2015, coming straight from the catwalks.
The Catwalk Team at Trendstop.com - one of the world's leading trend forecasting agencies, renowned for its insightful trend analysis and forecasts - reveals for us two hot Spring-Summer 2015 prints directions...
An S number on the label of a wool fabric shows the fineness of the wool fiber (measured in micrometers) used in apparel production.
Fiber fineness is one of the factors determining the quality and performance of a wool product and it's also an important marketing device.
The S numbers may be used on products of 100 % wool and on these of at least 45 % wool.
The fashion brand Prada presented its Spring/Summer 2013 collection on the second day of Milan Fashion Week. It is a Japan-inspired apparel line with graphic flower motifs. Although many of the pieces, including satin kimono wraps, had been given names like Mikado, Prada said she hadn't realized just how Japanese-inspired the collection is until it was finished.
The collection includes skinny satin skirts, Origami folded satin tops, kimono wraps, tunic dresses, cycling shorts, boxy fur coats and Geisha style metallic zip-up socks.
Printsource is the main resource for surface and textile design for America's major manufacturers, retailers and catalogs, covering such industries as men's, children's and women's apparel, bed and bath, kitchen and tabletop, paper goods and stationery, wallcoverings, window fashions and other surface and textile design applications. Printsource has released its list of the Top 10 Print Ideas for the Autumn / Winter 2012-2013 season. We present this trend forecast in help of apparel and home textile executives, creative directors, textile designers, product developers, textile mills, retail chains, private label developers and buying offices.
Mixing seems easy, but the true expert catches your eye with the sensitivity she displays when bringing together, very naturally, denim and eveningwear, or military styles with something straight from Woodstock.
The result is a well-chosen mix"n" match of colours (old rose and battledress green or magenta and teal); fabrics (organic cotton jersey and extreme-washed denim); shapes (the softness of knitted viscose and the angularity of denim).
Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank is to launch her own athletic fashion collection.
The actress has teamed up with the DMA Designers Management Agency to develop a concept for an apparel range with an athletic bend. She wanted the line to have a more sporty feel, because of her background as a gymnast and love of comfortable clothing.
Jennifer Lopez and her twins, Max and Emme, will be the new stars of Gucci's debut childrenswear campaign.
The adverts were shot by famous photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in Mailbu in July and feature beach side shots of Lopez and her two-year-old twins, decked in the label's apparel and accessories.
According to WWD, Gucci will also make a donation to UNICEF and the Maribel Foundation - a charity founded by Lopez and her sister, Lynda, which raises money for health care for women around the world.
The 9th International fashion fair for professionals in Bulgaria, BGate, will take place on September 16 - 18, 2010 in Inter Expo & Congress Center, Sofia.
This business-to-business specialized international exposition will present the professionals in fashion and producers of clothing and textile, designers and dealers, retailers, distributors and media from Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans. They will participate in the event, invited by Bulgarian Association of Apparel and Textile Producers and Exporters (BAATPE).
Helena Christensen is the face of the new campaign for Bali. The campaign will highlight Bali brand's intimate apparel line including bras, panties and shapewear. Despite the years, model poses more impressive than ever.
Helena said, "When I put on a beautiful bra first thing in the morning it gives me a great feeling and sense of confidence. No matter what clothes I wear it's important to me that what I wear underneath feels and looks great. Choosing the right bra is not always easy but with Bali I know I will be making the right choice for the day."
Textile and apparel industry in Bulgaria is the second most important industry (after tourism) for the country’s economy. This industry includes around 3000 small and medium companies, which employ approximately 170 000 people. According to some research, in 2009 the occupied in the production of clothes in Bulgaria are specialized mainly in the creation of lady’s store clothes – trousers, skirts, jackets, dresses, blouses, shirts, top garment...
The fashion collection Spring/Summer 2009 of Danini combines the dynamics of every day life with romance
This Spring fashion house DANINI wants to underline the individuality in every woman. The main trends are the striking fabrics, simple silhouettes, volume forms, tender colours and contrast details.
This season is dominated by the colours of mother-of-pearl, the warm light colours - light gray and green, as well as marine and floral motives. The fabrics of Spring/Summer 2009 are linen with striking backing, cotton satin, silk chiffon, cotton-viscose and taffeta. The prints are stripes, stamps of flowers and leopard motives. The silhouette is taken in at the waist, underlining the waist. Some of the models have volume in skirts and sleeves.
The Branch Union of Apparel and Textile Industry /BUATI/ celebrated 1 year anniversary with a magnificent fashion show, organized by "Modna fiesta" Ltd. The show took place at hotel "Maritza" in Plovdiv on 09.11.2005.
Their latest collections presented Veni Style Ltd., Iventi Ltd., Fashion house Lucil, Nia & Do Rado Ltd., New Style Ltd., Optex AD, Pierre Ltd., Stratt Ltd., Technical school of apparel Ana May - Plovdiv.